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they rarely use switch back it's incredulous. they feel it's a common experience in their muni experience as it is mine. now we will switch back to me. what i want to say one of the main findings in the report is the fact that out of all the transit systems we interviewed only one used switchbacks as muni does to -- >> can i interrupt you and ask you about that? >> yes. >> perhaps i missed it, but can you talk a little bit about the other jurisdictions that you spoke with? >> you know what we're going to have in jack's report -- he's going to talk about how we chose the other jurisdictions. >> great. >> and jack and i interviewed them together and some of the other jurors joined in on the interviews but our selection was based on the controller's report that compared systems and we selected the list from the controller and contacted those systems. we were also told that all of the systems in europe use switchbacks as a tool, so we took advantage of a vacation to contact three systems in paris, and speak to representative who knew about those three systems. we then confirmd that intervi
like to know at some later time what numbers we think -- how many people are actually using it. and as we expand to clement, for example, or spots in supervisor cohen's district, is it really meeting a demand that's there or are we kind of making sure that we're going to strongly be promoting this not just in the city center, but also the outer lying areas as well. so, just knowing the numbers of use and if we're being successful in it would be helpful for me as well. thank you. supervisor cohen, i know we have a number of speaker cards. >> there are other speakers besides me? no way. okay. do we have anyone here that would like to contribute to public comment? hold on. i think i had a card for dan steyn. [speaker not understood], excuse me, come on up. and then we can invite walter rosencrans. okay. >>> great. hello, my name is david steyn or dan steyn, whatever. i live at 19th and dolores and i'm thrilled for the first time to address my honorable board of sups. it's something i care about, smog free, one way transportation. my family has been utilizing san francisco's public
. and it is such an incredible honor to be here. thank you for america for hosting us, thank you for being an active inspiration, here for us and to the program. which we will talk more about today which was found in large part by... and thank you for getting the whole... chief information officer and mayor it is a huge honor to be in your presence as well. >> thank you so much for coming. >> thank you. >> and thank you all for taking time out of your busy schedules to come here today. we are here for a work session. we are actually going to go deep on which... and get your thoughts. so here is actually what is going to happen for the next couple of hours or so. we are going to have a brief context and then we will hear mayor lee make an exciting announcement. which i will introduce the projects and we will do... and break out into session and go deep and provide feedback. i need it and come back together for a... session. so,... talk about something called the... which is really an understanding for... the president in charge todd and i and many of our partners in the white house with waking up every single da
the work of staff and the superintendent and for us to be focused on what we're doing we need to improve student achievement. now, why am i talking about education that much? mainly because i have a public record of eight years, a proven track record where i've worked with people and gotten results. so, this is the type of independent voice that i'm going to bring into district 7 as a supervisor. i will bring not only my leadership, my ability to build bristol-myers squibbvxes and build consensus, but i'm going to find -- you're going to find that i'm very solution oriented. and that i'm not wedded to any particular ideology about where the solutions come from. whether solutions come from the right or the left or the middle, it doesn't matter to me. solutions we find is solution. so, here i am. why am i running for leadership? i want to focus on our economy. i want to grow job opportunities for the students that are graduating our high schools. they are now graduating, beginning to graduate with requirements. they are totally prepared to take on this high wages, high-paying jobs such as
to educate them on the program and teach them about how to use the service and we would pay for the metered parking. and all we need is permission from san francisco to implement this program. >> okay, i'm going to ask you a couple questions. these are specific questions i have of how you work with the neighbors and community groups to address some of the complaints that may have arisen about your cars. >>> we have a local team in market that maintains the fleet, does the marketing outreach and manageses the customer service. and so we've been very responsive. that local team will relocate cars as needed and address any concerns of the community. >> okay. i know you sat through the hearing [speaker not understood], so, i want to know how does your model address some of the geographic equity challenges i spoke of earlier in the hearing? and the second part of my question is have you ever placed cars in public housing? >>> so answer the first question, really our model is ideal. as you can see, for example, in the d.c. district, we cover the entire district. so, there is no pl
, steve dixon, and jack hirsch man. >> you can black as out of the press, blog and arrest us, tear gas, mace, and shoot us, as we know very well, you will, but this time we're not turning back. we know you are finished. desperate, near the end. hysterical in your flabbergastlyness. amen. >> after the readings, the crowd headed to a reception upstairs by wandering through the other gallery rooms in the historic home. the third floor is not usually reserved for just parties, however. it is the stage for live performances. ♪ under the guidance of musical curators, these three, meridian has maintained a strong commitment to new music, compositions that are innovative, experimental, and sometimes challenging. sound art is an artistic and event that usually receives short shrift from most galleries because san francisco is musicians have responded by showing strong support for the programming. ♪ looking into meridian's future, she says she wants to keep doing the same thing that she has been doing since 1989. to enlighten and disturbed. >> i really believe that all the arts have a seriou
and to ask if school district officials can help us think through. we need to think on the city and what we can do to be the type of partner that the city and county ought to be with vis-a-vis the san francisco unified school district. so i'm very interested in this conversation as well. i want to make a moment and thank all of you for being part of this conversation, particularly the young folks who are here. because your voices, a-g for a lot of folks, people can intellectualize it, but it is helpful to hear how it impacts the lives of students and your future. so thank you for being here. x thank you very much. and again, i think it's important for us to continue this conversation. i don't know that we have to do it within the context of this item and i think there are different ways of structuring the discussion. so i would ask that we file this item, if we could have a motion by commissioner fewer. seconded by commissioner mendoza. if we can do that without objection. i will certainly bring this issue back and i think it makes sense for us to do so after -- sometime after the novem
to be a disagreement about the use of switch backs and maybe you can talk from your point of view why you use them and let's start with that. >> okay. i think in terms of knowing -- we don't get up in the morning and say we have a goal to switchbacks. they're service management technique or tactic to make adjustment to recover from a significant delay and for us, and this is when we talked about the grand jury report when we first were briefed on it our concern was this was a lost opportunity, a lost opportunity to talk about muni service. in other words, what are the things that cause delays? what are the things we need to be doing to improve on time performance from crew reliability? what are the specific actions? what are the specific things? that's what we wanted to have. the higher the on time performance the less runs that are missed, the less vehicles break down, there is a less of a need for switchbacks. switchbacks are a symptom to us or a tactic, not part of the problem, so when do we use them? we use them when you have a significant break down, delay in service, a delay that mig
they are leasing out. we have an asymmetrical situation because they can attempt to dominate us through details of law. they are creating an industry, if this was done with buses, you would have buses down your throat. and you would have a different picture of how things are -- of what is reasonable. now when these facts were put to mayor gavin newsom and supervisor peskin, as whether proposition k was to be observed. they state and i quote, we are not support of the effort to merge taxi commission unless beyond proposition k. you are looking way beyond the authority that was imagined by the legislators or written into those three simple lines of text. parts of which are being flagrantly ignored. i have the duty to supervise proposition k. instead the entire waiting list of those people in good faith is ignored if the present application of 150-200 medallions is granted. lastly i would like to point out this is not a free sort of situation. this is unlike anything that any city in america is doing. san francisco mta is trying to go into the taxi business. that is not happening elsewhere. they a
, sir, but actually it's a samurai. samurai? next door? why didn't you tell us. we don't like samurais? sometimes they just kill people by mistakes. sorry about that. samurai? okay. okay. we understand and we'll be quiet. okay. ladies sorry. parties over. see you next time. sorry. we will go to bed now. shall i bring out the futons. yes but don't put them in a row. put the heads together so we can talk in bed. is it okay for us to talk in bed. that's no problem talk as much as you like. okay. thank you. samurai next door told us to shut up. that's okay. i don't mind. these things happen when you travel. any way it's a good story to tell our friends back home. i remember that night when the samurai told us to shut up. [laughing] by the way did you see the sumo tournament? the grand finals. no. i missed it. >> you missed a great fight! what happened? dynasty made a great move - actually, - -su mo. okay. i take your word. wait. wait. wait. if you're doing, sumo you need a judge. [noises]ow! h iiiha chi. samurai is calling me. what's wrong now. did you call me? yes. oh, no, next door bein
captioned by closed captioning services, inc. >>> happy friday thank you for joining us i'm eric thomas. >>> and i'm kristen sze no rain out there. >> mike? >>> we start with live doppler. good morning. it is dry out there. let's talk about fog. we talked about how that would develop in the north bay valleys, mild visibility napa 3/4 of a mile at santa rosa starting to see fog in the east bay valleys this is going to be an ongoing concern during the morning commute. in the afternoon high clouds and sun low to mid 60s coast, mid six anties to 70 bay -- upper 60s to 70 inland. >>> san mateo bridge, friday hopefully for friday light so far so good from hayward towards foster city construction due to be picked up in half an hour westbound direction 6 a.m. eastbound. problem now in hayward northbound 88 580 marina big rig accident blocking two right lanes. roadwork on the dumbarton until 50 clock, both directions. >>> -- police asking for the public's help finding the passenger who viciously beat a muni station agent for trying to do his job. amy hollyfield is live at the van ness sta
we need someone to stand with us. we feel sorry for those people that got murdered on mission street. we want to help them also, but we need someone to stand with us. we don't want to lose another child either. >>> the homicide victim are the people of color. their loved ones, living in neighborhoods and [speaker not understood] must deal with this -- >> thank you very much. >>> [inaudible]. >> that is. thank you very much. are there any other members of the public that wish to speak in general public comment? seeing none, general public comment is closed. colleagues, it is 3:37. why don't we go now to our 3:30 special commendations. why don't we go to supervisor mar with a special commendation. >> thank you, president chiu. we have a number of poets that are with us today in the chambers. before i get to the two richmond district poets, david [speaker not understood] and poetry teacher and poet susan [speaker not understood], i wanted to first introduce our first honored guest, alejandro [speaker not understood], he's the sixth poet laureate for the city and county of san fra
come out and join us, you know, on this evening. my namey. the director of the night rover challenge. i'm going to kind of be the moderator for tonight, as we go through this first-ever challenge america summit. so i've got just a few things that, you know, i wanted to do with everyone, before we get into the program. first of all, i just want to take a minute and have everyone just look around this room. in this room, we have amazing people that are corporate, nonprofit, and government, all focused on challenge driven innovation in some way or another. this is a really powerful,interf people that are gathered here to look at how competitions can drive innovation. that's what tonight is all about, is, you know, the next step in creating a real wave of innovation. my job tonight is just to give you a little bit of background on what we are, what we're tiqp)q)s that we have.roup of so just to get going with that, i want to tell you a little bit about this thing called the night rover/< challenge. this is a collaboration between the clean tech open, unoodle, and nasa. it's a program from n
of china america capital joins us now from the trading floor of cme group. good morning, good to have you on the show this morning on this jobs friday. > > good to be here. > > what do you anticipate as far as the numbers? > > looking at the adp report wednesday and yesterday's jobless claims report, expectations are probably on the high side. my expectation, for whatever it's worth, and i really don't think it's worth that much no matter what comes out, but 140,000. as long as we're north of 120,000, 140,000, i think it will be ok. the key is going to be the unemployment rate itself, which eyes will be focused on given the sharp drop it had at last month, and it's expected to uptick one or two basis points to 7.8%, 7.9%. so i think that's going to be real key to watch as well. > > and it turns out that consumers are confident. consumer confidence coming in at a four-year high. what do you make of that? > > i think that consumer confidence really goes with the market itself. granted that we have avoided a summer in which things could have turned very bad, and now i think we're looking at
see the fliers that you've -- i guess the samples you have given us. just in looking at the samples, and i know you're just developing your materials i notice that it does repeat a lot that the energy provided by cleanpower sf will be 100% renewable and clean. i think it might be useful when explaining that to mention that -- what the benefit of that is. that the power isn't going to come from power plants that create soot and cause childrens' asthma, and the reasons that many people in the community have for not wanting power plants in their community whether it's in san francisco or across the bay in another community as we saw with the trandzs bay cable. this enables people not to get the power from the power plants and enables the power plants not so much demand for them. i think it might be obviously not in such a complicated long way, but just to point out it's not just that it's clean and from solar and wind and that it's not from soot creating power plants. >> that's a point well taken to make sure we don't lose the opportunity to educate about the benefit
those to provide for the development of affordable housing for transitional use on parcel u and ultimately in 2020 when our lease with proxy that we hope to do some additional affordable ownership housing on parcel k. in that way, we will have provided sort of a breadth of affordable housing serving, again, a very, very difficult verse need. i'm pleased to report back to the board that not only has our affordable housing been successfully financed, but it's been recognized both by the aia, and most recently the richardson apartment was recognized by not only national organizations, but global organizations in terms of its quality of design, as well as the population it serves. and it really is a reflection of not only the mayor's office of housing, but also the city as a whole because clearly the mayor's office of housing cannot sustain -- we can provide the capital, but in terms of the operation of, say, richardson apartment, that is very dependent on our relationship with both the department of public health and human services agency. so, again, we look forward to answerin
'd like to show. today i took a tour of balboa park station which i use very frequently. balboa park station is a station that 10,000 people a day plus use to go to city college or get to downtown. it's our biggest transit hub outside of the downtown area of san francisco, in the whole bay area region. and it is completely inadequate. it looks like a hub that you would expect to find behind the eastern block -- an eastern block country back in the 1980s. it has not had any real substantial investment in years. i pushed a little bit to get some curb ramps which is the tip of the iceberg of what is actually needed. this is a video i'd like to show of what the conditions are and i hope, colleagues, you can actually take about 15 seconds to look at this. this is what people face every day and it's a very dangerous situation that we have. john, if you could. [video presentation] >> this is the boarding area of the j church and the [speaker not understood]. little pinpoint right here, a child is actually approaching a vehicle almost getting hit by the actual car. you see these poles on the
by supervisor sean elsbernd. the clerk of the committee is mr. victor young and mr. clerk, can you share with us your announcements? >> please turn off all cell phones and electronic devices. items acted upon today will be forwarded to the full board of supervisors meeting of november 20th, unless otherwise stated. thank you. >> i wanted to acknowledge our sfgovtv staff who are work on this hearing. that is nona and jesse larson. could you call our first item. >> item no. 1, resource approving and authorizing an agreement for the purchase of parcel of real estate located at 1550 evans avenue and 330 newhall street consisting of approximately 4.6 acres improved with 50,593 square feet of office and industrial buildings for the san francisco public utilities commission for a purchase price of $15 million, adopting findings under ceqa, adopting findings that the conveyance is consistent with the city's general plan and eight priority polices of city planning code section 101.1 and authorizing the director of property to executive documents make certain modifications and take certain actions in f
. but it continues. >> thank you. >>> a man on trial for a double murder is his own attorney. but he is using his time before a judge to hurl insults at the victim's families. the man's outbursts have some questioning, where is the justice? cbs 5 reporter john ramos on his courtroom antics. >> reporter: in a martinez courtroom the justice system is playing itself out. but for those who have to endure it, it doesn't feel much like justice. >> we know what happens basically. he has confessed to it several times in court. we just have to go through the process. that's the endurance part that's really heart. >> reporter: he is on trial for the 2009 murder of his ex- girlfriend, deborah ann ross, and her friend, ersie everette. burris allegedly shot them both in a jealous rage at the toll plaza of the richmond/san rafael bridge where ross worked as a tolltaker but because burris is acting as his own attorney at trial the families of the victims are having insult added to their injuries. >> he is allowed to say so many outrageous and really hurtful things to the family. >> the things that he said about
free public power to the city of san francisco. one of my favorite lines mike just used is this measure is about consolidating from 8 reservoirs to 7. another way to say that is to say this is about draining one of them, the hetch hetchy valley. have other studies said this is feasible? sure, just like tearing down city hall or knocking down the golden gate bridge, that's possible but not feasible. we're not going to spend 3 billion dollars to tear down the hetch hetchy dam. let's not forget, we are also stewards for two dozen cities in the peninsula. over 2 million californians benefit from the foresight of our forefathers almost 100 years ago in building hetch hetchy. while the rest of the state is tying themselves up in knots trying to figure out where to get their water. not only did we have the type of water storage hetch hetchy provides, not only today but in the future, we are in a solid place. and to spend this kind of money, and let's just talk about the $8 million dollars, i think that's one thing we can agree on. this calls for us to spend $8 million do
can tell us when we are done what it is. something will repeat 3 times. [applause] okay. which one of you figured it out? yes. >> 49, hum... >> i can see how you would say that, why do you say that? there is 49 of something. okay. did you notice the turns? the spins? how many were there in one piece? yes. no. yes. 9. how many times did we repeat that? how many times? 3. 9 times 3 -- is 27. we did 27 turns but we were going, 1, 2, 1, 1, 2, 1. that's a sophisticated math concept, you were not wrong. i bet you will grow up to be a mathematician. i will give you my address you will have to send me your first paycheck because i taught you this. at this point we would like to thank you very much for coming. if you have any questions. i don't know if we want to open it you will for questions. may be just a few? okay. yes. what's your question? >> how do we get in this program? that is a good question. >> it's an interesting question because the answer with the 3 of us is the same. what i want to point out i look like i might be from india when i talk i sound like i'm from america. my
, and a proponent of proposition a. also joining us is starchild, a local activist with the libertarian party of san francisco and a former candidate for the san francisco school board. he's an opponent of the measure. thank you both for taking the time to be with us today. >> thank you. >> alyssa, i'd like to give you the opportunity it share the thoughts of your position. >> so proposition a is a temporary 8-year, $79 parcel tax on properties in san francisco. and that money would go directly to supporting city college of san francisco. city college is the largest work force training center in san francisco. we train students. we also help students learn english as a second language and then of course one of our primary missions is to help students, particularly low income and underserved students, move on to 4 year institutions. we serve nearly 100,000 students in san francisco and are a tremendous resource, we think, for san francisco. the last couple years the state budget cuts we faced, $53 million in the last 3 years alone, have really made it a challenge for us to keep our doors open fo
mobility and contributes to more walking, biking and transit use because people -- and i may be a poster child for this. i am able to live -- my family and i are able to live in san francisco without owning a car because of the existence of car sharing. and, so, because we don't need a car, because of the existence of car sharing, we generally rely on transit. for me, i ride my bike a lot. sometimes we take taxis. we often walk to where we're going. but the fact we don't own a vehicle means we're less inclined to just jump in our vehicles for times when we might not otherwise need it. when we do need to drive our own car, we get a car-share vehicle. so, i think if i may be so bold as to say that kind of use epitomizes ways in which car sharing, the existence of car sharing really has very tangible benefits to the transportation system and to the natural environment. so, supervisor wiener made some reference to the fact there are different types of car sharing. this is a spectrum that has the traditional model such as we have here in the city on one end of the spectrum. there are peer-to-
said it for all of us. congratulations. >> thank you. >> item 8, request approval of a proposal by the blackrock arts foundation to retroactively extend the port commission approved temporary installation of public art located near mission street on the east side of the embarcadaro, on the plaza between the agriculture building and pier 14, by five months until march 7, 2013. >> can i have a motion to move? >> so moved. >> second. >> and the winner is? >> is there any public comment? all in favor? >> aye. >> resolution number 12-8 3 has passed. >> commissioners with your permission, i'm reading item 9a and 9b together. >> yes. >> item 9a is request approval of a second amendment to lease no. l-15169 -- located at pier 9 to its current lease for use of office space [speaker not understood]. item 9b, request approval of mutual termination agreement with dna direct, a delaware corporation, of lease no. l-14871 located at pier 9, suite 105 at the foot of broadway and the embarcadaro. >> good afternoon, commissioners, jeffery, the port's leasing manager. as you may represent, septemb
could use bae our own tenant to do that. up next the dry dock, they are a sophisticated and dynamite ship repair operation, demolition is historic for them. the economics don't work out quite well. so, we are looking at that option. the third -- fourth, the fifth option, the tbd mark there, it's still on the table where we, through the mayor and part of the project, asked the navy rather to expend all of its funds in the most productive way they can. and at the end put it in a form can easily be returned to us and we go out to bid. these other options here top wise 80 aepre, nav sea, the navy would start to fund them before they're out of the $3 million. we would be forced to go to a sole source contracting vehicle for those. so, i didn't mean to get too much into the wave there. it gets complicated in phase ii and 3. that is the the subject of the resolution that is before you. so, the purpose of the m-o-u is my favorite shout out, by the way, just a side-view. the m-o-u nav sea and titan salvage dry dock number one to begin phase 1 of the work. it gives them something to point to,
all of us, or tries to make all of us better men, better people, better husbands, better friends. larry alluded to it the life lessons watching these guys perform everyday and we have a phrase for it "feeding the beast". this game is a rugged game and like life you need to put a lot into it and they became teammates and competed like nobody has seen. i am humbled to be part of this. i am so happy for all our family and friends and this is why we do this, and you folks will be etched in time and in history as one of the greatest teams not only in san francisco history but in baseball. [cheers and applause] . you earned it and you couldn't have done it without a hall of fame manager and like you guys great things happen to great people. that's what happened to this team. as good as baseball players they are and as big as their accomplishments are they're great people and to call bruce bochy my friend or colleague or mentor, or somebody that i cherish our relationship so much that i can't explain. the one thing that we have here that no other organization has is everybody is o
of housing has used and intends to use the affordable housing parcels. clearly one of the goals of the early involvement of the redevelopment agency was to front money towards the completion of the boulevard and facilitate that at a time when there were not entitlements for the remaining parcels. and, so, we were able to enter into agreements with the city early on, provide funds, funds that were from our low mod housing funds to the city so that the city could begin working on the octavia boulevard. and we were very, very glad to do that, in part, because one of the goals of the -- both the neighbors as well as the city was to restitch the neighborhood. not only were we talking about transportation improvements. we're talking about how we're going to rebuild upon those vacant parcels and how those vacant parcels add to a reinvigorated neighborhood. and i'm very, very pleased that work with the neighbors in creating half of those units that were -- are being projected as affordable housing units and doing that in a way that has been very, very sensitive to the notion of quality design, to th
. so, i believe there is a significant room for us to work more collaboratively with departments, car sharing companies, and companies to expand the overall aspects and increase access as well. i'm hoping to accomplish a few things today. three key simple things. first is just a hearing from sfmta folks. thank you for being here with us today. an evaluation of the on-street pilot program. i'm curious to hear about what works and what hasn't worked and want to work through some of the challenges that you've identified. second, to discuss with sfmta and the department of the environment, director, thanks for being here, on what your objectives are and strategies are for expanding car sharing into neighborhoods. and third, have a thoughtful discussion with departments and stakeholders hereof a possibility of implementing one-way car sharing programs here in san francisco. so, with that very short introduction, i'd like to bring up sfmta for their presentation. please hold your applause for the end. >> supervisor wiener, did you have a comment? supervisor wiener. >> thank you, and thank y
to take anything from us. >> reporter: a spokesman says the company has offered a fair contract to its union employees. >> union members are not being given an opportunity to vote on our last and final offer we submitted three weeks ago. we provided the union with what we believe to be a very fair offer. yet they have not set a date for an election. and because of that, we have no other choice but to implement that offer. >> reporter: the spokesman says they've lost millions of dollars since 2008, largely because of more than 200 stores that have opened in northern california that now sell groceries. many of them like walmart are nonunion and don't have to pay the operating costs they do. this woman has been shopping at her neighborhood store for 22 years. >> these are nice people. it's like a family. >> if she sees striking workers sunday morning, she'll shop somewhere else, at least until the dispute is settled. >> if there is a strike on sunday morning, all of the knob hill stores here in the bay area will remain open. they plan to bring in nonon onworkers to fill those shift
& electric company to continue with an energy use and demand reduction through energy-efficiency program in the city and county of san francisco for the period of october 15th, 2012 through december 31, 2012. >> mr. rodriguez, welcome. >> thank you, guillermo rodriguez, department of the environment. the department is requesting the committee's approval to accept and expend a grant in the amount of $2,977,000 from the california public utilities commission through pacific gas & electric company to continue an energy use and demand reduction through energy-efficiency program through the period of october 15 of this year through december 31 of this year. it working cooperatively with pg&e and additional funding is being allocated to the city to accelerate approximately 450 businesses and multi-family projects totaling about 3 million megawatts in savings. the savings of the 450 projects is significant just to give you an example of what 3 megawatts of savings equivalent to running 3,000 san francisco homes for a year. so these 450 projects are important. a few examples of the project c
. happening now, paul chambers is life and tells us this one day strike is actually going to last a lot five days, paul? >> reporter: that is correct, gassi, it's been eight days, and this is the nurses union and you can see that they're taking part in the final rally today as they're in the picket line for the second time since may 2011. they're loud and want to be heard. around 3200 nurses took part in this one day strike. these nurses hit the streets at 7:00 this morning. >> 85% of those nurses that are coming here to work during the strike have been with us before on previous strikes. so we are very confident in the level of care that they provide. >> it's very sad that they're willing to spend millions of dollars on these nurses and not on their nurses, who are really what make their hospital. >> reporter: they're asking that they make 100 major concessions, including changes to paid sick leave and out of pocket costs for health care. they're asking for clear concessions but in most cases, they're in line with, or better than u.s. health care benefits. >> that's what we want to be taken
, the governor is stepping in. tonight, the chp is helping patrol oakland. cheryl hurd joins us from oakland with the details tonight. >> reporter: well, raj, it will become a normal routine. but tonight for the first time in two years, chp officers came here to east oakland to hook up with oakland police to patrol the streets. it comes at a time when oakland really needs help. >> if someone could take his life or -- we don't even know what it was. it's crazy. we need to know. >> reporter: trying to make sense out of a senseless killing. >> my father was an amazing man. he did things he did not have to do. >> reporter: her father was shot and killed wednesday, during a robbery inside a store he owned. the community is in shock. >> he treat everybody good. the only thing i can think of him doing wrong, is being nice. >> reporter: one day after the killing, oakland police is getting help from the chp to stop the crime. >> we've got an increase in calls for emergency services, in violent crimes occurring. and we've seen an increase in community relations. >> reporter: the two agencies have work
people in the u.s., canada, and the caribbean combined. 4.5million homes and businesses are still without power. that is also deepening the ongoing gap crisis out there. it has forced many gas stations to close while disrupting the flow of fuel from refineries to the stations that are open. the wait at some stations two hours long. >>> new jersey trying to make sure sandy does not ruin tuesday's election. military trucks will serve as polling places in flood ravage communities. the state is concerned many of its 3,000 polling places do not have electricity. the deadline to mail in ballot applications has been extended until the end of today. the bay area increasing its efforts to help the storm victims out east. dozens of military personnel left travis air force pace yesterday. they are bringing in much needed supplies including generators. more than three dozen local red cross volunteers are heading to the northeast. they are also have been conducting blood drives for victims of sandy. >>> time now 5:03. oakland police have help keeping streets safe. chp officers are on patrol. almost a
day we can check our map and see if our interpretation of the scripture in regards to us actually being in the time of the end is correct. now, there's two ways to do this. it's doubled. the first way to do this, to determine that we're in the last days is to take the 560 years from the destruction of the temple to jesus christ, multiplying it by 3-1/2, the figure given in the book of revelation to the second coming and add the first 560. that would give us 2,5 20 years. the second way that we can verify our math is found in the mysterious [bell]. >> thank you very much. next speaker. >>> [speaker not understood] seventh century china. then introduced into europe in 13th century by trade with china. so, where is san francisco public library? capital currency is means of labor exchange for production of basic needs. strict relation to right to life, control ranks of class, give financial cost its prime. this dictated exchange knows antagonism and revolutions, but not its end. education, schooltion, work ethic for basic needs, childbirth humanity to death. a financial cost that as o
information that you do share with us. >> he was a sweet guy. he liked to take care of business. you know? >> friends and family left candles, flowers and notes. many tributes sported black and silver of his beloved oakland raiders. >> he was just a good man. i can't understand why someone would just harm him like that. >> if someone can take his life for money or whatever, we need to know. >> this is the scene of the plane out here in front of bartly's store. his wife made a plea asking where is the help he promised here in oakland to help fight crime as it happens. the california patrol took to the streets here again, controlling here today. >> there is emotional testimony as a former elementary school principal tried to explain to the jury why she did not report a disturbing incident involving a teacher that is now accused of multiple counts of child abuse. >> cameras are not allowed in court. the former principal took the stand, crying at times as the first witness in her own defense. >> they have seen who lynn is now. a dedicated, honest, prov who had nothing but student best interes
, and if they have time they take classes with us. and we have become one of the prototypes in the world of normal farming. these teenagers, children and adults, they take this back to their own homes. so, they feel a sense of personal empowerment. it is good for the neighborhood, but it's a small world. every part of the world is part of our neighborhood also. not just young school kids, preschoolers. they come in and they have a [speaker not understood] and they take off with it. and the parents think they can't do it. oh, you're too little, you're too sweet. but they're strong and they're learning. it's an asset not only to the neighborhood, but the rest of the city. the kids from bayview, the mission, pacific heights, the local french school, the wealthy kid. let's keep it. i've been in construction and i know how much [speaker not understood]. the parking lot would do. >> thank you. >>> [speaker not understood] the farm for us. >>> good afternoon, supervisors. my name is william pickle. i'm the executive director of west bay housing and octavia court, inc., west bay was the co-sponsor and is
the election. >>> john dickerson will take us through the road map to victory for each candidate. >>> we begin with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> red cross should have been here. there should be -- i have a knife on my stoop, waiting for someo someone. >> millions of americans spend another night in the dark. >> we're going to die. we're going to freeze. >> frustration is being felt by hundreds of communities in new york and new jersey. >> no supplies. our kids are homeless, they're cold. >> millions still have no power. long lines for just the little gas that's still left. >> it's a dog fight i hear. >> this is like preapocalyptic scenario. >> would you like to see inside? >> what does it look like in there? >> pretty awful. >>> if you vote for me, we'll win this election, we'll keep moving forward. >> the signs out front forward, i think forewarned is a better word. >> don't you want this election over with already? >> the important october jobs report, just released, 171,000 jobs have been added. that's more than what was expected. >>> lottery winner claims her
the questions for tonight's debate. the results of the candidate survey are used by the san francisco public press to create a non-partisan voter guide that summarizes where the candidates stand on the issue and will be available on the website soon. meanwhile hvnnjp. preview you may pick up a copy of the current issue of the san francisco public press at the table in the back of the room, which has a fold out summarizing the candidates' position. a little bit about the format of this evening's event. each question will be directed to three candidates or in some cases two. each of these candidates will have one minute to respond. following the named candidates' responses, other candidates may elect to use one of their three discretionary time cards, which they have all been provided. to speak to the question for one minute as well. we ask that after the candidate uses the card, they deposit the card in the basket in front of them, so each candidate, in fact, uses the card on only three occasions. the timekeeper in the first row will hold up a yellow card to signify to the speaking candidat
with them trying to foreclose on use she got a $200,000 reduction in principle and a $700 reduction in payment. she's so happy that she brought two friends to get help today. >> come early. get in line. if you come on the last two, three days, you don't come early you're not going to be seen. >> are you sure you're not on payroll. >> i'm just excited about getting my loan modification its free for the homeowner. >> we get paid by lenders never from homeowners. homeowner never pays anything. ever. >> it sounds too good to be true. >> it's a question people should ask. >> they get paid by the lender after the homeowner made three successful mortgage payments. this event will be going on here at the convention center today through monday from 8:00 in the morning until 8:00 at night. and you can find a link on our web site. you do not have to be facing foreclosure to find help. you can get a loan if you're a first time buyer and also people lost their home might be able to help you get it back or up to $125,000 back. >> police are looking for a man who beat a union station algt. this is
police to barbara once this video that allegedly show us these two suspects-to want this-video san francisco police department. they want this to become viral they already have gotten a flurry of activity on facebook. >> that has provided the police would additional leads they are being pursued by investigators. social media has helped with the department before it could not take for list picture it did not take long for this to stir outrage on the internet. and less than 24 hours there was an anonymous tip with the arrest of grief gra gregory--granice.. they are asking anybody to come forward who has seen anything. >> help us out we will get the skies. >> maureen kelly, kron 4 news. >> of the celebrations were not already this is the victory parade yesterday. if millions of people celebrated the championship and so many spectators that there were new records. j. r. stone is standing by. the imam the number one question is that the -- number one is how much they spent on the parade? the giants spent $1 million but the city had to beef up public safety. the police chief saying that
the u.s. economy including a jump in consumer confidence. the conference board said america's confidence in the economy surged last month to the highest levels in nearly five years. many were in check by an improving job market that was down. -the dow was up more than 136 points the nasdaq in the s&p 500 was also up. also, the highly anticipated october jobs report is expected today. and it could have an impact on the presidential election economists say they expect the report to solidify a picture of companies hiring steadily but cautiously. economics forecast that employers added 121,000 jobs in october of fact cent. that would be up slightly from september. but below the year's average monthly gain of 146,000. analysts are watching the an employer rate as it rose from the 7.8% 7.9% in the month of september. also, good news for starbucks the company says that its sales are perking up after a sluggish last quarter. they have seen a 6% increase in sales and also starting to open up stores in china. their single brew could boost sales for the holidays as well. the recent >> welcome back
on that in a moment thanks for joining us i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. police are getting help from highway patrol first full day with extra chp officers patrolling streets to help stem a rising tide of crime. terry mcsweeney is live in oakland. >> reporter: at the substation is where chp officers reported for duty last night a spokeswoman tells me they were involved the officers were in several arrests and impounded a number of cars last night. interestingly, chp officers reported here at 7 p.m., 7:30 there was a violent crime. video of the grocery outlet, 2900 broadway, man with a gun robbed the place, customers were in the store at the time. it was a customer who called it in. that comes one day after an east oakland businessman wilbur bartley was shot and killed at his store on international boulevard. homicides in oakland up 20% this year over last. last week when the governor announced chm would help oakland pd. >> i can ahead -- -- i can afford some level of cooperation between highway patrol and sheriffs until my academies turn out more officers. >> reporter: oakland pd understaffed
order the removal from the room of any person responsible for the ring big of or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound producing electronic device. please be advised that a member of the public can have up to three minutes to make pertinent public comments on each agenda item unless the port commission adopts a shorter period on any item. item 7a, executive director's report. >> good afternoon, port commissioners. ment members of the public, members of the port staff, welcome here today. i just have a couple of very quick and happy items to report on, starting with milestone update on our pier 43-1/2 project. you may recall that that is part of the bay trail and lays atop the seawall in fisherman's wharf between where blue and gold sweet calls and the san friscan restaurant. constructing a new waterfront concrete promenade from powell street to the franciscan restaurant. our contractor there is vortex marine. they have been working rather diligently including saturdays most of the last month and will continue to work saturdays through thanksgiving with the goal of compl
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attempt at his cell phone store on international boulevard near 92nd avenue. da lin shows us how friends and family are remembering a man recorded as a pillar in the community. >> reporter: the makeshift memorial outside of his store continues to grow. police say it was inside that store someone robbed and killed him and that's angered a lot of people because they say he works very hard to help the young people in this community. tears, anger and disbelief that swung killed a man to gave so much to a community that has so little. >> he was always giving the kids raider tickets. kids would come in he would give them money to feed them if they were hungry. >> it's such a sad, sad moment not because of just what's been taken from us but because of what's been taken from everyone else. my father was an amazing man. >> reporter: the police chief and the victim's family spoke out this afternoon asking witnesses to speak up and help solve the killing. >> personally saddened by this senseless act of violence and i pledge to this family and community that we will forge as many resources as we can
? >>. >> reporter: now elections officials tell us that tampering with ballots is a federal offense punishable by up to three years behind bars. now, if you're concerned that your ballot perhaps got intercepted, you can check the status of that ballot by logging on to your county's registrar of voter's website or giving them a call. reporting live in vallejo, i'm jodi hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, jodi. >> one of the propositions on the upcoming ballot is prop 30. its success or failure might hinge on undecided voters. it is governor brown's tax initiative to raise money for schools and colleges. a new field poll finds 48% are in favor of this tax initiative. 48% are opposed. 14% are undecided. prop 30 would hike the state sales tax by a quarter cent for four years, raising about $6 billion a year and help close the state's budget deficit. >> new at 6:00, san francisco police showed the suspect who beat and kicked a muni station agent last month. they want the public's help in identifying this man. the pictures show a tall, slender man about 35 to 30 years old carrying a bike or black
to be better than us after a bunch of trades. the los angeles dodgers are -- all right. the giants. they're down to two games of cincinnati. they win three straight. the reds are? >> audience: out of here! >> it has to be louder for the next two. are you ready? the giants go to st. louis and need to win there and back home. the st. louis cardinals are? >> audience: out of here! >> now for the big one. the mighty american league detroit tigers. you ready? the detroit tigers -- they are? audience: out of here! >> you never disappoint. here is my partner mike. >> well, we have become an organization of expertation. there's expectation when you win a championship in 2010 and there is expectation when you get in that ballpark everyday and it's over flowing with your love and affection and there is purity in the formula that this organization goes about trying to meet those standards of excellence. it starts with the fans of historians that we call investors that kept us here in san francisco and goes to the front office comprised of men and women dedicating their lives to this team
'm pam cook. thank you for joining us this morning. steve paulson says it's going to be a very nice weekend. >> it will be. >> okay. >> it will be. if you get through today. what is that? i did have a coat on this morning. when i left it was cold. well, you know. we're soft. we're soft out here sometimes compared to those in the midwest. it was cool this morning with 40s. we have higher clouds to the north and patchy fog. overall mostly sunny and partly cloudy. 60s to low 70s. here is sal. >>> we have breaking news. there is a structure fire. it is a fore plex in san rafael. very close to 101 and 580. this just came in. it looks like there is still smoke coming up from this building here. the address is 12 woodland in san rafael. again it's close to the freeway. and the fire department is on the scene. we're not sure if anyone has been injured but we do know that there is still smoke coming up from this area. we'll let you know more about this. this is highway 4 westbound you can see traffic is a little busier on the way to bay point. >>> at 6:01 fairfield police searching for a man
and preach about the fact they think so many of us asian american authors and asian authors in general tend to go back and write about our ancestors and write about things in our past not our specific past but may be of of ancestors and mothers and grand mothers. we have been telling their story. i think the generation to come, will be telling stories of living here. it will be different stories. but the oppression of our voices have been for so many, many years, if you think back the first writer who was read in terms of asian american was maxine kingston. i read her in high school and was greatly affected by reading about the woman warrior. before her there were few. there were some but didn't make that economic splash. they were never read in a large way. maxine was the first one we read her in school we knew of her. she was not out there like anny tan was when she wrote the joy luck club. so much of it is timing. it meant all the history and the voices before then had been silent. my generation of writers came in and we heard stories of women and men and the family of a different genera
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